Blackfalds Bulldogs Bonnyville Pontiacs Brooks Bandits Calgary Canucks Camrose Kodiaks Canmore Eagles Drayton Valley Thunder Drumheller Dragons Fort McMurray Oil Barons Grande Prairie Storm Lloydminster Bobcats Okotoks Oilers Olds Grizzlys Sherwood Park Crusaders Spruce Grove Saints Whitecourt Wolverines

Canalta Hotels Player of the Week & AB Ford Defensive Player of the Week

Photo Credit – Target Photography:

The Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week is Scout Truman of the Drumheller Dragons.  The 17 year-old forward scored 3 goals and recorded 6 points in three games from December 9th ? 15th, and earned his fifth Viterra AJHL Star of the Game award.

Scout Truman (Lethbridge, AB) scored a goal and an assist in each of the Dragons? three games last week, starting with a 5-4 loss to the Camrose Kodiaks on Tuesday night.  Truman scored a goal and assisted on the game winner in a 3-1 win over the Calgary Canucks on Friday and repeated the same performance in a 5-2 win over the Canmore Eagles on Saturday.  Truman was awarded as the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game in Saturday?s victory.

The UMass-Lowell commit is third in team scoring with 31 points (17G, 14A).  Truman and the Dragons are third in the Viterra AJHL South Division standings at 19-13-3.

Bonnyville Pontiacs goaltender Easton Hesse is the Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week after posting a 3-0 record in three games versus North Division opponents.

The 19-year old goalie posted a 2.13 GAA and .927 save percentage while recording three consecutive wins for the Pontiacs to build on a four-game win streak.  Hesse was selected as the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game in a 6-4 win over Lloydminster on Wednesday with 28 saves.  The Leduc, AB native stopped 30 of 31 shots on goal Friday night to defeat Drayton Valley 5-1.  Hesse then closed the week with a 4-3 victory versus Fort McMurray Sunday afternoon.

Easton Hesse is third among AJHL goaltenders with a .918 SV% and sixth overall with a 2.65 GAA.  He holds a record of 20-8-2 following his first 30 games of the regular season.  This is Hesse?s second Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week award in 2019-2020, the first coming the week of September 23rd-29th.

The Bonnyville Pontiacs are third in the Viterra AJHL North Division standings at 24-9-2.

Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week Recipients:

  • September 13-15, 2019 – Cody Laskosky, Camrose Kodiaks
  • September 16-22, 2019 – Arjun Atwal, Sherwood Park Crusaders
  • September 23-29, 2019 – Carter Savoie, Sherwood Park Crusaders
  • September 30-October 6, 2019 – Alex Young, Canmore Eagles
  • October 7-13, 2019 – Randy Hernández, Brooks Bandits
  • October 14-20, 2019 – Connor Lyons, Canmore Eagles
  • October 21-27, 2019 – Zafir Rawji, Olds Grizzlys
  • October 28 – November 3, 2019: Randy Hernández, Brooks Bandits
  • November 4-10, 2019: Jakob Lee, Brooks Bandits
  • November 11-17, 2019: Jack Works, Okotoks Oilers
  • November 18-24, 2019: Alex Young, Canmore Eagles
  • November 25-December 1, 2019: Eric Martin, Drumheller Dragons
  • December 2-8, 2019: Graham Gamache, Spruce Grove Saints
  • December 9-15, 2019: Scout Truman, Drumheller Dragons

Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week:

  • September 13-15, 2019 – Matt Davis, Spruce Grove Saints
  • September 16-22, 2019 – Kaeden Lane, Grande Prairie Storm
  • September 23-29, 2019 – Easton Hesse, Bonnyville Pontiacs
  • September 30-October 6, 2019 – Michael Benning, Sherwood Park Crusaders
  • October 7-13, 2019 – Tim Rego, Brooks Bandits
  • October 14-20, 2019 – Ashton Abel, Okotoks Oilers
  • October 21-27, 2019 – Kabore Dunn, Fort McMurray Oil Barons
  • October 28 – November 3, 2019: Carter Gylander, Sherwood Park Crusaders
  • November 4-10, 2019: Ashton Abel, Okotoks Oilers
  • November 11-17, 2019: Eric Ward, Drayton Valley Thunder
  • November 18-24, 2019: Ethan Edwards, Spruce Grove Saints
  • November 25-December 1, 2019: Jeremy Gervais, Bonnyville Pontiacs
  • December 2-8, 2019: Pierce Charleson, Brooks Bandits
  • December 9-15, 2019: Easton Hesse, Bonnyville Pontiacs